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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Very Impressive for Kids & Adults

We took our nearly 11 year old daughter, she had a blast. There is a lot to do for kids. The... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2016
Great Experience

Visited the museum in mid January 2016 and spent several hours there. Children really liked the... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2016
Holland, Ohio
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The largest children's museum in the world urges children to dig in and touch everything as they explore the physical and natural sciences, history, world cultures and the arts through exciting interactive exhibits on five floors. There's also a theater with children's plays and live entertainment.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716
+1 317-334-4000
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Reviewed January 17, 2016

We took our nearly 11 year old daughter, she had a blast. There is a lot to do for kids. The displays also have interesting information for adults on some of the exhibits. In the middle is a 43-foot tower made of blown glass by...More

Thank Hobbesey
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Visited the museum in mid January 2016 and spent several hours there. Children really liked the dinosaur exhibit, and there was a lot of interactive experiences for the children, including dressing up in various costumes, computer "games" to play, etc. I would recommend this to...More

Thank julieindisguise
Reviewed January 16, 2016

This is a great family friendly museum. It is very hands-on and the kids always learn a lot. The exhibits change on a regular basis so there is always something "new" to keep them interested. They have a few that never change and the carousel...More

Thank Brice H
Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Came out to Indiana to visit family, and decided to take my daughter here. She had a blast! So much for her to look at, and things to do. She wanted to go back every day for the rest of our trip. Probably going to...More

Thank mike g
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Always visit this museum when the family is in Indy and we are always enthralled. From the continuous ball display to the water displays and dinosaurs, my boys love it. First visited when they were around 2 and 5 and they still loved it at...More

Thank labashsky
Reviewed January 14, 2016

We drove our 40' RV, and coordinated with security for parking, they sent us to an empty lot right next to the parking garage, after letting the passengers out, so that worked out well. The dinosaur and science exhibits are particularly awesome for kids. There...More

Thank David B
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Great place to take the kids. Lots of hands on stuff to do for kids. If you don't like to be around screaming don't go.

Thank John T
Reviewed January 14, 2016

I felt like a child again and was thankful to be able to experience the wonder of all the exhibits in the museum.

Thank Daniel Z
Reviewed January 13, 2016

As amazing as this museum is for kids, there is so much for teens & adults too! My teen daughter loved the traveling exhibit of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles along with the Power of Children. Adults can reminisce and share their experiences in the...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

The Children's Museum is always wonderful. We go to the Haunted House every year with our grandchildren and it is always superb - different theme every year means always something new. We go a couple of times during the year as well and the regular...More

Thank Vickie P
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July 6, 2017|
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Response from JJK456 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, check at the ticket counter before you pay. This is the best children's museum I have seen and we have been to probasbly 20-30 across the US. So if you think you can return a couple of times in a year, go for the... More
Sarah D
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Rachel F | Reviewed this property |
I would allow 3-4 hours. There maybe certain areas that don't interest you or the kids and you can skip those areas.
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Rachel F | Reviewed this property |
I would think you can, but I would call them before hand and ask. They were very nice and helpful when I called with a few questions. You might also check their website, I know they had free and discount days when I took... More